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Integrating Expert Opinions: Why Your Clinical Trial Needs an EAC

Evaluating clinical trial endpoints is often complex and requires a fair bit of expert judgement.

Independent endpoint adjudication committees (EACs) provide necessary support to sponsors and contract research organizations (CROs), focusing on evaluating specific medical events and outcomes in clinical trials.

This webinar outlines the independent EAC’s role and function, from charter creation through study closeout.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define the basic Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and European Medicines Agency (EMA) guidelines governing when EACs should be considered for clinical trials
  • Outline key takeaways to prepare your research program for engaging collaboratively with an independent EAC
  • Explain the role of the EAC and how their oversight is different than the data monitoring committee (DMC) and the institutional review board (IRB)
  • Describe the difference between an EAC and the sponsor’s medical monitor

Presented By

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James Riddle


Vice President, Research Services & Strategic Consulting

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Barbara Schneider


Executive Director, Biostatistical Services

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Who should watch?

This content applies to research professionals representing sponsors, CROs, and institutions who are involved in the planning, development, and execution of clinical drug and device trials.

CE Credits

Attendance at this session has been approved for 1.00 contact hour of research specific continuing education on applications for Maintenance of ACRP’s CCRC®, CCRA®, CPI®, or ACRP-CP® certification designations.

The Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA - www.SOCRA.org) accepts documentation of candidate participation in continuing education programs for recertification if the program is applicable to clinical research regulations, operations or management, or to the candidate’s clinical research therapeutic area. This program offers 1 hour of CE credit.

If you would like to obtain CE credits for a different credential, please check with your professional organization to determine if our webinars meet their continuing education requirements.

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DATE: February 17, 2022
Time: 1 pm ET | 10 am PT
Duration: 1 hour

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